6 days in Auckland & Waiheke Island Itinerary

6 days in Auckland & Waiheke Island Itinerary

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6 days in Auckland & Waiheke Island Itinerary

Start: Auckland
1
Auckland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Waiheke Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Auckland

4
nights
Auckland

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Auckland is known for nature, museums, nightlife, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Tower, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Auckland Zoo, brush up on your military savvy at Auckland War Memorial Museum, and head off the coast to Waiheke Island.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Auckland trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Auckland. In September, daily temperatures in Auckland can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Waiheke Island.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Auckland War Memorial Museum ©
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Auckland Zoo ©
Auckland Zoo

1
night
Waiheke Island

Head to Waiheke Island, a place of white sandy beaches, palm trees, great wine, and relaxation, just 35 minutes off the coast of Auckland.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): do a tasting at Mudbrick Vineyard, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then explore the world behind art at Connells Bay Sculpture Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Waiheke Island trip builder .

Getting from Auckland to Waiheke Island by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Auckland in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Waiheke Island, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Waiheke Island

Tours Wineries Museums
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Connells Bay Sculpture Park ©
Connells Bay Sculpture Park

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